Faculty Profiles

Daniel Horan

Daniel Horan

Director of the Center for Spirituality - Professor
Religious Studies and Theology
154 Spes Unica Hall



PhD, Boston College
MDiv, Washington Theological Union
MA, Washington Theological Union
BA, St. Bonaventure University

Areas of Expertise 

  • Christian Spirituality
  • Systematic Theology
  • Continental Philosophy
  • Postmodern Philosophy and Theology
  • Franciscan Philosophy and Theology

Research Interests 

  • Christology
  • Creation and Ecospirituality
  • Life and Work of Thomas Merton
  • Social Justice and Antiracism
  • Theological Anthropology

Professional Experience 

Duns Scotus Professor of Spirituality, Catholic Theological Union, Chicago

Creative and Scholarly Work 

Professional Memberships 

  • American Academy of Religion
  • American Philosophical Association
  • Catholic Theological Society of America
  • College Theology Society
  • International Thomas Merton Society
  • Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality